Investment Identity

Georgia Tourism

Tourism drives significant business growth and increase revenue for companies operating in Georgia. A $58.9 billion industry for the state, the gem of the South enjoys a proven, commercial appeal of southern sensibilities and modern possibilities. Plus, Georgia’s business-friendly climate that is home to 20 Fortune 500® headquarters enables companies beginning business or expanding business in Georgia to drive profits with less risk.


Visitors to Georgia’s tourism destinations have easy access to an advanced transportation infrastructure that is unrivaled anywhere else in the country. Georgia’s top-ranked roads put visitors in reach of nearly limitless tourism opportunities in metro Atlanta and throughout the state, including mountains, beaches, canyons, waterfalls, parks, forests, vineyards, professional sports teams and Southern cuisine from award-winning chefs.



Businesses in Georgia’s tourism industry will:
  • Ensure high consumer and business traffic by positioning themselves at the crossroads of north-south and east-west travel in North America
  • Lower operating costs with electrical power costs well below the national average
  • Establish operations in a proven consumer and business market that generates a strong and steady flow of in-state, out-of-state, and international tourism visits
  • Apply for a Tourism Product Development grant and other sources of tourism grants
  • Rely on Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s most traveled airport
  • Utilize nine Regional Tourism Project Managers for assistance and expertise
  • We now have 12 Visitor Information Centers
  • Reach 13 million visitors per year
  • Post special offers on the state’s tourism website and the mobile travel guide
  • Promote destinations or services through the Georgia Travel Guide, Calendar of Events, Group Tour Planner, 1-800 VISIT GA,, mobile travel guide, press releases, domestic and international trade shows, state-wide advertising campaigns, e-newsletters and more.
Georgia’s official tourism website includes great travel ideas and trip planning tools. All you need to find great vacation experiences, places to stay, activities and dining in Georgia is at your fingertips. We’ve pulled together information about events, attractions, special offers, hotels, bed and breakfast inns and restaurants all in one place.